16th Annual New York State Green Building Conference in Syracuse, April 5-6

  • 5 April 2018 To 6 April 2018
  • Event Host : College of Environmental Science And Forestry
  • Event Location : Marriott Syracuse Downtown, 100 E Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY, 132302, United States
NY State Green Building Conference
Event Description

The New York State Green Building Conference is a little over two months away, but register online today and save green with early bird registration discounts for one more week!

Join for sessions on high performance buildings, resilience, building for a future climate, building science, net zero energy, passive house, green building rating systems and exciting keynotes.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • College of Environmental Science And Forestry
  • Speakers / Presenters
      Former Maryland Governor, Martin O'Malley will deliver a keynote address on Seizing America's Renewable Energy Future.

      Governor O'Malley will explore how a shift in the public opinion of climate change has lead toward a movement of action toward a renewable energy future. The presentation will focus on the development and deployment of renewable energy, the technical advances that are reducing costs and the largest challenges we still face.

      As VP for sustainability, George is responsible for managing the comprehensive concepts and practices of sustainability for Mohawk, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions.

      Bandy's presentation, Material Transparency, Health and Wellness and Biophilia, Bandy will dive into the importance of health and welness in the built environment and various methods, such as biophillic design, that can be used to achieve it.

      Green, a globally recognized Canadian architect, will deliver a keynote presentation entitled: "INCREMENTS OF CHANGE: From Early Tall Wood Buildings to a Global Movement and Online Education."

      Green's firm, Michael Green Architects, designed the tallest modern wood building in the US, called the T3 office building. T3 (Timber, Technology and Transit) is a 7-story mass timber building located in Minneapolis, MN. (source)

      Check out Michael's TED talk: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers.

      We are very pleased to announce that Chief Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, will present a Keynote at the 2018 NYS Green Building Conference.

      "Times change but principles do's not what you wear, it's what's in your heart" Oren Lyons

      John Mardaljevic is a professor at Loughborough University (UK) and an expert in building daylight modelling, considered the pioneer of Climate-Based Daylight Modelling (CBDM).

      In his talk, New York Times to Central Park Tower: Case Studies From An ‘Accidental Practitioner’, Mardaljevic will explore case-studies in which building science research drove major changes in standards or impacted notable building projects.
  • Event type
    • Conference

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